Julian Heyworth

Yorkshire-based NSF Controls, a leading UK designer and manufacturer of solenoids, switches, and a specialist provider of customised electro-mechanical assembly services, has appointed Julian Heyworth as CEO.

An experienced and successful business leader, Julian will be taking the lead at NSF Controls to deliver an exciting new strategy for the business.


Originally, a degree-qualified engineer with extensive Mechanical design experience, Julian has built on this throughout his career.


With more than 21 years’ experience in high profile, senior management roles, over 18 years’ experience at board level in engineering businesses and managing his own company Meltog, Julian’s commercial expertise is supported by valuable first-hand engineering experience.


Julian Heyworth said: “NSF Controls is renowned for solving the actuation requirements of today’s technologically complex and changing world. Going forward, I’m looking to develop UK opportunities and capitalise on those presented by the wider global market. On-going development in our world-class UK manufacturing facilities is also a priority of mine.


“Working in the Yorkshire area and operating in engineering sectors, I’ve known of NSF Controls for some years and very much respected the company as a business entity. 


“I’m delighted to be a part of the team now and am already submerging myself in understanding how it operates, familiarising myself with our valued customers and suppliers and most importantly, finding out about the company’s intricate working processes from our inspirational staff – it’s a fascinating experience and I’m looking forward to developing the business in every way I can.”


NSF Controls’ spokesperson Doug Priestley said: “I believe Julian will be a great catalyst in leading the next phase of NSF Controls’ development. We’re excited to be looking ahead and embracing the changes that will be happening in manufacturing and identifying how we can support the exciting technological and engineering complexities of the markets in which we operate today.”

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